Nasarawa govt vows to monitor 2022 budget implementation

January 7, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state government has said it would monitor closely, the implementation of all programmes and policies enunciated in this year’s budget to ensure accountability and transparency in the management of public funds. The Commissioner for Finance, Budget and Planning, Mr. Daniel E. Agyeno, gave the assurances on Friday during a budget analysis in Lafia. He called on all the Read More

Nasarawa: TODA carnival ‘ll strengthen unity across diverse cultures – Magaji

January 2, 2022 Blueprint 0

The secretary of Toto Development Association (TODA), Barrister Labaran Magaji has said the first maiden edition of the association’s cultural carnival will straighten more unity among the people of the area and across diverse cultures. Barrister Magaji, who is also a senatorial aspirant for Nasarawa West in the 2023 election on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Read More

In Nasarawa, Sule flags off Idadu/ Agwashi road

January 1, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state, Friday, flagged off construction of the 24-kilometer Idadu/Agwashi road in Doma local government area of the state. Speaking at the event, governor Sule said the road was one of his campaign promises to open up rural communities. He said his administration was committed towards impacting the lives of its citizens, and will continue to Read More

2022: Nasarawa governor, Sule, signs N110bn budget into law

December 29, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state, Monday, signed the N110 billion 2022 budget into law. While signing the budget in Lafia, the governor expressed gratitude to members of the state house of Assembly for the speedy passage of the budget. Sule commended the synergy and partnership of the lawmakers with the state government towards achieving the collective responsibility to provide Read More

2022: Nasarawa governor, Sule, signs N110bn 2022 budget into law

December 29, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has signed the N110 billion 2022 budget into law. While signing the budget Wednesday in Lafia, the governor expressed gratitude to members of the state House of Assembly for the speedy passage of the budget. Sule commended the synergy and partnership of the lawmakers with the state government towards achieving the collective responsibility to Read More

Nasarawa: Migili APC stakeholders apologise to Sule over purported statement, denies marginalisation

December 18, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Stakeholders of Migili nation in All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state have apologised to governor Abdullahi Sule for what they described as embarrassment caused by the purported statement made by the chairman of the Migili Cultural Development Association, Dr. Philip Ajeh. In the statement, the Migili chairman reportedly accused the governor of marginalizing its people. Director General Nasarawa Geographical Read More

ActionAid Nigeria empowers 1,614 persons in Nasarawa

December 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

ActionAid Nigeria in partnership with Global Peace Development (GPD) and Beacon Youth Initiative (BYI), has empowered 1,614 persons in Nasarawa state under the System and Structure strengthening Approach against Radicalization to Violent Extremism (SARVE II) project, to reduce their vulnerability to violent extremism. Country director, ActionAid Nigeria, Mrs. Ene Obi, gave the figure Monday, during SERVE II learning and dissemination Read More

Nasarawa flags off campaigns against Lassa fever

December 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Nasarawa state government has flagged off campaigns to check the spread of Lassa fever in the state. The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Janet Angbazo, stated this during a news briefing in Lafia, the state capital. Dr. Angbazo said the measure became imperative to enlighten residents on the need to desist from lifestyles that would enhance Read More

Nasarawa: APC urges citizens to disregard PDP on Sule’s performance

December 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Nasarawa state, has called on citizens to ignore recent comments by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state chairman, Mr. Francis Orogu, discrediting the performance of Governor Abdullahi A. Sule, since he assumed office. State chairman of the APC, Mr. John W.Mamman, made the call at the APC secretariat in Lafia, saying it is necessary to Read More

MDCAN offers free basic medical services in Nasarawa

December 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi chapter, has offered free basic medical screening to its host community, the people of Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state. Chairman, MDCAN Federal Medical Centre ( FMC), Keffi chapter, Dr. Godwin Adgidzi, stated this Thursday in Keffi during its end of the year Biennial General and Read More

Nasarawa youth passes confidence vote on Sule

November 16, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

A Coalition of Youth Groups in Nasarawa state have passed a vote of confidence on Governor Abdullahi Sule led administration for performing beyond expectation since coming on board. In a press briefing Monday, in Lafia, Comrade Akolo David Alaku on behalf of the chairman, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Comrade Idris Ojoko, said the youth acknowledged the patriotic spirit Read More

Nasarawa: NSIRS introduces new strategies for improving revenue collection

November 12, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The executive chairman, Nasarawa state Internal Revenue Service (NSIRS), Ahmed Yakubu Muhammad, Thursday introduced new strategies for improved revenue collection in the state. He stated this at the launching of the strategies at the Nasarawa state Government House in Lafia. Muhammad said the four new strategies introduced for improved revenue collection includes the introduction of new Point Of Sales (POS), Read More

Sule appoints overseers of 18 Nasarawa development areas

November 8, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has submitted names of 18 overseers of development areas in the state to the state assembly for confirmation. Speaker of the House Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced this after the house leader Hon. Umar Tanko Tunga presented the governor’s request in Lafia on Monday. He said the overseers, when approved was to man the Read More

Gov. Sule reiterates commitment to fight against poverty

October 28, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state Wednesday has reiterated the committed of his administration to implementing programmes that will create jobs, stimulate economic activities, reduce inequality and eradicate poverty among in the state. He stated this at a one day sensitization workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on innovation/accelerator hub establishment project for the North-Central zone in Lafia, the Read More

Gov. Sule felicitates with Muslim Ummah on Eid el-Maulud

October 20, 2021 Mohammed Ibrahim 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the 2021 Ed el-Maulud. A statement by the chief press secretary to Governor Ibrahim Addra, Tuesday, urged Nigerians to reflect on many sterling qualities and exemplary life of Prophet Mohammad. “Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W) left behind lessons in compassion, honesty, obedience to Allah’s commandments and Read More

Breaking: Police confirms abduction of 2 varsity students in Nasarawa

October 17, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Gunmen have invaded Mararaba Akunza the host community of the federal University of Lafia in Nasarawa state and kidnapped two students of the University. The Nasarawa state Police Public Relations office (PPRO) ASP Nansel Ramhan confirmed this to Blueprint on Sunday. He said the gunmen had between 7:00 and 8:00 pm on Saturday, invaded the University community with heavy gunshot Read More

Congestion: NSUDB begins operation street clearing in Karu

October 15, 2021 John Wada 0

The Nasarawa State Urban Development Board in collaboration with the state waste management bureau has commenced operation street clearing in Karu local government area, aimed at decongesting the ever busy Mararaba highway. The exercise was led by the Managing Director of the board, Engineer Wada Yahaya, recently. Mararaba is the most populous town in Karu local government area, considering its Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Gains of joint efforts against insurgency

October 3, 2021 Barnabas Joshua 0

The tide has definitely turned in the protracted war of attrition against Boko Haram insurgents and their bandit offshoots. The insurgents have been dropping their weapons and surrendering in droves under awesome firepower and bandits abandon forests as they face a new normal of non-kinetic assaults that AK47s cannot counter. These turn-around events are results of strategic transformations in operational Read More

2023: Gambo Yakubu suitable for Nasarawa

October 3, 2021 Mua'zu Abari 0

The prayer and dream of all responsible parents is to live an exemplary life worthy of emulation and to give birth to responsible and Godly children that will maintain the family’s reputation; children that will bring honour, respect and dignity not only to the family but the entire society. For the family of late Alhaji Umaru Yakubu from the ancient Read More

Breaking: NSCDC CG Audi loses father

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The father of Comptroller General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Alhaji Abubakar Audi, Magajin Gari Laminga, has died. He died yesterday and will be buried in his hometown of Laminga today according to Islamic rites. A statement released by the NSCDC spokesman Olusola Odumosu, said Alhaji Audi was a retired civil servant who worked in several Read More

AMAC chair constructs radio station, plaza for FCT residents

September 23, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has constructed a radio station for easy communication with residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and some parts of Nasarawa state, with transmission covering 9 kilometres and broadcasting in Gwandara, Gbagyi, Hausa and English. The radio station, christened AMAC Community Radio, 88.5 FM Karshi, Abuja, was commissioned Read More

Peace: Groups urge Nasarawa residents to shun stereotypes

September 22, 2021 Mohammed Yangida, 0

ActionAid Nigeria, (AAN) in collaboration with Global Peace Development (GPD), and Beacon Youth Initiative (BYI), Wednesday, urged the residence of Nasarawa state to shun all forms of stereotypes for the state to develop. Executive director GPD Mr. Ebruke Eskie made the call at the occasion of cultural peace fiesta in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, where different culture were displayed Read More

WPD: ActionAid seeks passage of Nasarawa youth commission bill

September 22, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Actionaid Nigeria (AAN) has advocated for speedy passage of the Nasarawa state youth development commission bill into law. Executive Director Global Peace Development, Ebruke Onajite Esike, disclosed this at the Nasarawa state House of Assembly complex Tuesday in Lafia, in commemoration of the 2021 International Peace Day. He said the Ministry of Youth and Sport Development alone is not sufficiently Read More